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Table 5 Purifying selection on unconverted coding region of mosquito Vtg genes.

From: Duplication, concerted evolution and purifying selection drive the evolution of mosquito vitellogenin genes

mosquito Gene1 Gene2 Size of non-converted region[bp]† PS dN dS dN/dS p-value (Z-test)
Culex pipiens CpVg2a CpVg2b 331(331) 0.5314 0.1772 0.9246 0.1917 0.0003
Culex tarsalis CtVg2a CpVg2b 172(172) 0.5887 0.3456 1.1524 0.2999 0.0191
Anopheles gambiae AgVg1 AgVg3 274(274) 0.3868 0.1344 0.5439 0.2471 0.0002
Aedes aegypti         
Fragment1 AeVgA AeVgB 4329(4314) 0.3548 0.0706 0.4805 0.1469 0.0000
Fragment2 AeVgA AeVgB 472(472) 0.2920 0.1053 0.3700 0.2846 0.0001
Fragment3 AeVgA AeVgB 697(694) 0.3852 0.1109 0.5405 0.2052 0.0000
Fragment1 AeVgB AeVgC 6055(5881) 0.4960 0.2876 0.8121 0.3454 0.0000
Fragment2 AeVgB AeVgC 352(361) 0.3089 0.4010 0.3981 1.0073 1.0000*
Fragment1-2 (combined) AeVgB AeVgC   0.4870 0.2942 0.7860 0.3743 0.0000
Ochlerotatus atropalpus         
Fragment1 OcVgB OcVgC 1298(1145) 0.5889 0.2581 1.1536 0.2237 0.0000
Fragment2 OcVgB OcVgC 104(123) 0.6291 0.4917 1.3687 0.3592 0.0508*
Fragment3 OcVgB OcVgC 1847(1847) 0.5320 0.2651 0.9267 0.2861 0.0000
Fragment4 OcVgB OcVgC 112(112) 0.6267 0.3979 1.3541 0.2938 0.0569*
Fragment5 OcVgB OcVgC 2437(1724) 0.4952 0.4549 0.8096 0.5619 0.0000
Fragment1-5 (combined) OcVgB OcVgC   0.5369 0.3306 0.9436 0.3504 0.0000
  1. *no significant selection pressure on these fragments
  2. †Size Gene 1(Size Gene 2)